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HTDC Breaks Ground on Entrepreneurs’ Sandbox Facility in Kakaako, Set to be Complete in July 2019Posted on April 18, 2018 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — A groundbreaking ceremony today marked the start of construction on the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation’s (HTDC) Entrepreneurs’ Sandbox facility in Kakaako.
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Media Advisory: HTDC to Break Ground on the Entrepreneurs’ Sandbox FacilityPosted on April 12, 2018 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — A groundbreaking ceremony will mark the start of construction on the HTDC Entrepreneurs’ Sandbox Facility in Kakaako.
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New Report Shows Different Characteristics in Hawaii’s Working Population Among IndustriesPosted on April 10, 2018 in NewsResearch & Economic Analysis Division
DBEDT released a report today, “Hawaii’s Working Population: An Analysis by Industry 2012-2016,” which shows the general demographic, social, and economic characteristics of Hawaii working population by industry.
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Local Tech and Manufacturing Companies Contributed More Than $1 Billion to Hawaii’s Economy, HTDC Annual Survey FindsPosted on April 9, 2018 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — Local small businesses boosted the state’s economy with an estimated total economic impact of $1.05 billion in 2017, according to the HTDC Annual Economic Impact Report of companies benefiting from HTDC programs.
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Additional Hawaii Roadways Designated as Alternative Fuel CorridorsPosted on March 27, 2018 in NewsHawaii State Energy Office
Hawaii State Energy Office — The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has designated two more Hawaii highways as alternative fuel corridors, clearing the way for the installation of signage that will alert drivers to locations with electric vehicle chargers or hydrogen fuel stations.
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New Report Shows Diversified Characteristics of Hawaii’s Top 14 Race GroupsPosted on March 27, 2018 in NewsResearch & Economic Analysis Division
DBEDT released a report today, “Demographic, Social, Economic, and Housing Characteristics for Selected Race Groups in Hawaii,” which shows the different life styles among the 14 top race groups in Hawaii.
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PISCES Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Women’s STARS ProgramPosted on March 27, 2018 in NewsPacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems
Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems — PISCES is now accepting applications from eligible Hawaii high school girls to participate in the 2018 Women’s STARS (STem Aerospace Research Scholars) Program.
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DBEDT Recruiting Hawaii Companies for Tokyo International Gift ShowPosted on March 21, 2018 in News2018 Tokyo International Gift Show
DBEDT is looking for companies to showcase their Hawaii-made products at the Autumn 2018 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS).
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New Report Shows Hawaii Households Will See $710 Million Reduction in Federal Individual Income Tax for Tax Year 2018Posted on March 12, 2018 in NewsResearch & Economic Analysis Division
DBEDT released a report today, “The Impact of the Federal Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) on Hawaii Households,” which shows the total reduction in Federal individual income tax is more than $710 million for tax year 2018.
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HTDC Awards More Than $1 Million in Grants to Local CompaniesPosted on March 1, 2018 in NewsHawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — HTDC awarded 15 Hawaii-based companies $1,417,050 from its Hawaii SBIR grant programs. The companies will use the funding to further the development of new products to meet a range of needs in the state, from healthcare solutions to agriculture.
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